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A Poetic Net-Zero Solar Home for Hurricane Season

A Poetic Net-Zero Solar Home for Hurricane Season

One of the most poetic entries in the 2011 Solar Decathlon, the perFORM[D]ance House. It also won 1st place in the Energy Balance category, producing as much or more energy than it needs.

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The Flex House from Team Florida

Four Florida Universities are working together to create and present the Flex House for the upcoming 2011 Solar Decathlon. Team Florida is comprised of Florida State University, the University of Central Florida, the University of Florida and the University of South Florida. Because the house is being designed and built for the hot and humid […]

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PerFORM[D]ance House from Florida International University

UPDATE: See the PerFORM[D]ance house at the 2011 Solar Decathlon.  The team came up with an innovative way to incorporate shading and hurricane protection.  The initial review of the model follows below. Florida International University based in Miami, Florida, has designed a square solar house for the 2011 Solar Decathlon that can potentially dance as the […]